Great description of characteristics of each individual involved in the story.
Kalle Blomqvist. Well balanced dedicated charming journalist.
The way he can narrate each individual according to their nature is simply beyond pure talent. There's more!
Haha, yes there were moments of glint in my eyes and definitely I was laughing my head off several times.
There must by something about the book when more than one film adaptations will have been done.
Just as intricate and in-depth as The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, but with more humour. I lost a lot of sleep staying up because I didn't want to turn it off.
Saul Reichlin is an accomplished narrator, who makes all the characters believable.
I loved the thorough research that went into this and the other books of the trilogy, which made the whole story utterly convincing.
What a shame we will have no more of Steig Larsson's books!
Once again, Stieg Larsson has produced a jaw-dropping murder mystery without parallel. Salander is an incredible heroine, and the book is filled with plot twists that simply can't be foreseen. I can't quite believe how good this series is, and I can't wait to get to the next book.
Saul Reichlin does a fabulous job reading this trilogy. The stories are compelling and interesting. A great investment in downloading and listening to all three. I am certain I am not alone in being sad that Larsson died before completing the next book. Knowing nothing about Swedish society I found the books fascinating as a contrast to North American society. Loved all three books!
This too-short series is a terrific read/listen. The characters are are rich, vital, and quirky with distinctive character flaws that make them incredibly tangible. The balance of character development and driving storyline is flawless. I found all three of the books very hard to stop listening to and the characters and their predicament stayed with me even when I wasn't listening. Once you've read one, you won't be able to stop and you'll be sorry when they're over.
While this second book in the trilogy started off at a much better pace than the first, it was less riveting overall. We were much more involved with the heroine in this book and, sadly, saw less of the hero. And whereas "Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" felt like the book that wouldn't quit, delivering one "ending" after another, this book felt like a book that never ended at all. It seemed that he just stopped writing because he reached a certain page count. There was far too much of the story that was still unresolved.
When the recording stopped, I was driving down the road and all I could think was, "What the heck..." The opening chapter of the third book feels like it is simply the next chapter of "The Girl Who Played With Fire".
I like the story, but this particular book disappointed me in that it did not deliver the same level of tension as the first, did not let me get to see the hero in action and ended abruptly without resolving anything.
That said, I am now half way through "The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest" and am already hoping against hope that the rumours of a posthumous fourth book are true.
I enjoy reading fantasy, crime and mystery thrillers, as well as historical novels.
A shocking and brilliant story, The Girl Who Played With Fire sees Lisbeth Salander's past come to haunt her, when she is sudddenly on the run from police for a double murder. The journalist Mikael Blomkvist is determined to help unravel the mystery and to prove Lisbeth's innocence. This story takes so many twists and turns, it ends on a cliffhanger and is absolutely brilliant.